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Recent articles

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Waterloo East Theatre - Review

Approaching the well-known pastoral comedy from both a traditional and modern direction, CandleFire Theatre's latest Shakespearean production has much to commend. Integrating live instruments into the proceedings, one is automatically transported to the Mediterranean at the turn of the 20th century, reminiscent of a Federico García Lorca play...

Author's review: 
4

BY MY STRENGTH, Women and War Festival - Review

Written by Bruntwood Prize winner Laura Stevens and directed by Charlotte Peters, By My Strength is a rich play, densely packed with  layers of meaning, as well as plenty of interwoven anecdotes the reveal what goes through the heart and mind of a young female British soldier.

Author's review: 
5

Review: Reading Fringe. 6 Ways to Break a Bird

Poet and parrot prove what love is about

Author's review: 
0

I Hope You Are Happy - Musical Theatre Review

Quite Nice Theatre, Reading Fringe Festival

Author's review: 
4

Review: Reading Fringe. Clare Plested: Flock Up

A line up of comedy characters that hits the funny bone with a sledge hammer.

Author's review: 
0

Review: Reading Fringe. A Teacher's Guide to Surviving Zombie Armageddon

And you thought sending a child to school with nits was bad.

Author's review: 
0

Interview: Penny Arcade

Mumburger, The Archivist - Review

In today's world there are very few things that are taboo to eat. Yes, there are lots of things that are bad for you if eaten in large quantities, but nobody would dream of outlawing salt, red meat, carbohydrates and so on. There is one thing in Western culture that is definitely taboo, and it is precisely this status that gives Sarah Kosar's play such power.

Author's review: 
4

Expectations, Theatre N16 - Review

Written by Matilda Curtis and directed by Grace Joseph, Expectations isn't your usual play about flatshares.

Author's review: 
3

A Beckettesque Play, Bread & Roses Theatre - Review

A play based on the aesthetic style of Samuel Beckett is unlikely to be straightfoward. Engimatic and profound perhaps, but nothing spoonfed. His female characters are often in trapped situations, immobile, symbolically restrained.

Author's review: 
3

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